Ramie Dare, President
Sean Charpentier, Vice President
Steve Bowdry, Treasurer
Jackie Jenks, Secretary
Ramie Dare, President. Ramie joined the Board in 2003. She serves on the Housing Development and Audit committees. As a senior project manager with Mercy Housing California, Ramie brings extensive experience with housing development to our organization.
Sean Charpentier, Vice President. Sean joined our Housing Development committee in 2006 and became a board member in 2008. Sean works for the Redevelopment Agency in East Palo Alto, and brings a profound knowledge of housing development and redevelopment projects to our work.
Steve Bowdry, Treasurer. Steve joined the Board in 2010. He brings over 20 years of financial, accounting, commercial real estate, investment, development and construction management experience to the organization. Steve serves on the executive and fundraising advisory committees and is enthusiastically advancing the organization's recognition in the broader community.
Jackie Jenks, Secretary. Jackie joined the Board in 2008 and serves on the Executive and Nominating Committees. As the Executive Director of Central City Hospitality House, Jackie brings expertise in non-profit management and knowledge of San Francisco's social service system and political climate.
Lydia Heather Blumberg. A resident in a Community Housing Partnership property, Lydia joined the Board in 2011. She is the Coordinating Editor of Street Sheet, published by the SF Coalition on Homelessness. Lydia is an accomplished community organizer and serves as the Program Coordinator at the San Francisco Drug Users' Union.
Nicolaas de Ruijg. As a program participant and engaged community member, Nico has been a board member since 2009. He brings extensive knowledge of our programs and our community to our work, and also serves on our Marketing Advisory Committee.
Michael Gause. Michael joined the board in 2012, bringing several years of experience working in supportive housing for formerly homeless adults and families. As Associate Director with the Mental Health Association of San Francisco, Michael oversees community program operations and training and technical assistance for statewide efforts. Michael also coordinates consumer advocacy and training efforts for the organization and is a lead member of the San Francisco Crisis Intervention Team Working Group.
Sarah Karlinsky. Sarah Karlinsky joined the board in 2010. Sarah is the Deputy Director of the San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association (SPUR), an urban planning public policy think tank. She is responsible for managing SPUR's housing, community planning and disaster planning work, and for coordinating SPUR's policy efforts. Previously Sarah was a project manager at Mid-Peninsula Housing Coalition, where she developed affordable housing.
Keith Kemp. A resident in a Community Housing Partnership property, Keith joined the board in 2008. Keith brings first-hand experience with our housing and services, as well as a passion for community organizing, to our work.
David Lewis. A resident in a Community Housing Partnership property, David joined the Board in 2010. Trained as an Industrial/Organizational Psychologist, David has worked as a consultant to large organizations, created and fielded software to assist in executive performance assessment, and taught Masters level courses in the Human Resources and Organizational Development program at the University of San Francisco. Recently David has been engaged in political writing, activism and volunteering to improve his community.
Joel Lipski. Joel joined the Board in 2011. As former Housing Development Director for the San Francisco Mayor's Office of Housing, Joel brings over 20 years of housing finance, real estate development and construction management experience to our organization.
Gregg Miller. Gregg joined CHP’s board in 2012, bringing many years of experience in real estate law as a partner at the firm of Pillsbury Law. At Pillsbury, Gregg represents developers, managers, brokers, owners, and operators in the acquisition, financing, entitlement, development, leasing and sale of various property types. He has done extensive pro bono work throughout San Francisco, representing Community Housing Partnership in the acquisition of the Edward II hotel for development into housing for transition- aged youth.
Ali Riker. Ali has been a member of the Board since 2001, and serves on the Operations Committee. She is the Deputy Director of San Francisco Pretrial Diversion and has spent the past twenty years developing alternatives to incarceration for homeless persons in San Francisco. Her work with the Five Keys Charter School and Coalition on Homelessness informs her insight into our work.
Michael Santero. Michael joined the Board in 2003, and serves on its Executive and Finance committees. As the Asset Manager for First Community Housing, Michael brings extensive knowledge of real estate, finance and housing development to our organization.
Chuck Turner. A longtime activist in San Francisco, Chuck has served on our Board since 1998. He is also a member of the Board's Housing Development Committee. Chuck brings knowledge of urban design and policy as well as a strong knowledge of housing rights issues in our city.
Steve Wolmark. Steve joined CHP's Board in 2006 and serves on the Housing committee. Through his work with SKS Investments, Steve brings extensive knowledge in real estate development, asset management and financial matters to our organization.
Malcom Yeung. Malcolm is the Deputy Director for Chinatown Community Development Center, a community development organization serving primarily the Chinatown neighborhood. Malcolm joined the Board in 2012 and fills a Council of Community Housing Organizations seat. He serves on the Public Policy Committee. Malcolm brings over ten years of experience in housing law, public policy creation, affordable housing, including serving one year as San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee's Senior Advisor on Housing and Land Use policy.